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American Councils Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship

Thanks to recent and generous support from donor organizations, the American Councils Business, Technology, and Innovation Scholarship supports U.S. undergraduate and graduate students in business, innovation, and STEM fields who seek to participate in one of two established American Councils internship programs in Russia:

•Overseas Professional and Intercultural Training (OPIT) is a six-week summer internship and coursework in intercultural communication.

•Business Russian Language and Internship (BRLI) is a combination of intensive language study with summer or semester-long internships at businesses, technology startups, and STEM centers.


Mid February

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: At any level

Graduate: At any level

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship
Study / Research Abroad

Award Period:
Academic Year (Undergraduate)
Academic Year (Graduate)
Summer (Undergraduate)
Summer (Graduate)
Post Bachelors
Post Graduate School

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Study Abroad

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
July 17, 2018

Last Updated: 9/12/17